Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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Apr 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement on the appointment of Judge Carolyn J. Thompson to serve as Resident Superior Court Judge in District 9, serving Vance, Granville, Franklin, and Warren Counties:

Apr 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after sending a letter to U.S.

Mar 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement on the appointment of Attorney Lamont Wiggins as Resident Superior Court Judge.  Wiggins was today appointed to the court by Governor Roy Cooper to replace Judge Milton F. “Toby” Fitch, Jr., who retired from the bench after sixteen years of service:

Mar 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement upon learning of Wilson County Commissioner Board Chair Bobbie Jones’ passing:

Mar 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today spoke on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to congratulate the North Carolina Central University Men’s Basketball Team on their second consecutive MEAC Basketball Tournament Championship.

 

Mar 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today cosponsored the Undo Sabotage and Expand Affordability of Health Insurance Act of 2018 (H.R. 5155) to improve the health insurance marketplace, lower health care premiums, and reverse the Trump Administration’s attempts to sabotage the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Mar 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for the First Congressional District.  Since 1982, over 650,000 high school students across the country have participated in this nationwide event showcasing the artistic talent of our nation’s young adults.

Mar 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On International Women’s Day, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), is recognizing the contributions women have made in North Carolina and across the nation.

Mar 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K.

Feb 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement on the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida:

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Mar 1, 2018 In The News

As Black History Month came to a close, Rep. G.K. Butterfield was focused on writing history’s next chapter for African-Americans.

Feb 17, 2018 In The News

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - An Eastern Carolina Congressman called for a conversation on guns while attending a black history month event in Greenville Saturday.

Feb 15, 2018 In The News

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – On Tuesday, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation hosted an event to honor members who have served in the military.

The event, honorable within itself, proved extra special as North Carolina Congressman G.K. Butterfield saluted General Colin Powell.

Butterfield was honored for his service in the military from 1968 to 1970.

Feb 5, 2018 In The News

The nation saw the fashion statement made by first lady Melania Trump with her white pantsuit during last week’s State of the Union address.

Feb 2, 2018 In The News

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Nov 28, 2017 In The News

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The new Greenville Transportation Activity Center will be named for U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield in recognition of the congressman's efforts to secure funding for the project, the city of Greenville announced on Monday.

Nov 17, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (WNCT) — Two local congressmen from opposite parties voted ‘no’ on the Republican tax bill, H.R. 1 on Wednesday in Washington D.C.

Congressman Walter B. Jones, Republican, stated that he voted against the bill primarily due to the trillions of dollars that it is projected to add to the national debt.

Nov 13, 2017 In The News

A pair of powerful black lawmakers in the U.S. Congress will visit Silicon Valley next week to push companies like Airbnb, Facebook, Twitter, Lyft and Uber to improve diversity.

Oct 13, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield used Wilson’s opioid crisis as an example during a health subcommittee hearing earlier this week on Capitol Hill.

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